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What To Expect At A Tax Appeals Conference

Tax Appeals conferences are typically rather informal. There is generally no stenographer present to record the issues of fact and tax law discussed, unless specifically requested by the taxpayer via specific procedures. When you or others provide testimony during the tax appeals conference, it is not under oath; however, matters of fact must be stated on a signed affidavit under penalty of perjury (1). If you have evidence to support your position, you must disclose it prior to the appeals conference through your signed affidavit. You cannot simply wait until the appeals conference to present your evidence to the appeals officer for the first time. If you attempt to do so, the Appeals officer can decide to return the entire case back to the local office for verification of the evidence.

When you reach the Appeals conference, the Appeals officer may ask you to provide Read more